The industry deep dive for all who work at the forefront of digital innovation in travel and mobility.

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Lennart Dobravsky

Lennart is the Editor-in-Chief and Business Lead at travelandmobility.tech. He loves turning data into gripping storylines and creating unconventional market intelligence. He also writes our bi-weekly newsletter.

Gleb Tritus

Gleb is a serial tech entrepreneur, angel investor, Managing Director of the Lufthansa Innovation Hub and a regular contributor to travelandmobility.tech. He was awarded “Germany’s Top 40 under 40 in Management”.

Tino Klähne

Tino is the creative among the data folks. He constantly analyses innovative product and service offerings from the traveler’s point of view. No startup in Travel & Mobility Tech is unknown to him, so expect him to present you with the hidden champions in our sector.

Kolin Schunck

Kolin is an academic researcher by heart. With his soon-to-be-received PhD and previous experience in IP at Airbus, Kolin creates deep data-driven research on the technological forces shaking up aviation, such as air taxis, electric aircraft, drones, and supersonic jets.

Dieu Ly Tran

Ly is our data geek. She explores, identifies and leverages tons of structured and unstructured datasets to generate the hidden insights in Travel & Mobility Tech. If this wasn’t challenging enough, she also manages Growth at travelandmobililty.tech.

Xiaowei Zhang

Xiaowei is fully immersed in the Travel & Mobility Tech sector in Asia. He is based in the Lufthansa Innovation Hub’s Singapore office and enjoys sharing cross-border trends and learnings from the region, especially China.

Kristian Weymar

Kristian is passionate about developing new digital services, currently focusing on innovative pricing models in the airline industry in his role as a Venture Development Manager at the Lufthansa Innovation Hub. His views are regularly shared on travelandmobility.tech.

Marco Zifaro

Marco transforms our data views into stories with captivating visuals. His creative streak and love for perfectly-styled layouts, typography, and color give our visual compositions a compelling appeal with a playful edge.

Björn Müller

Björn is our VC expert. Previously managing startup investments at the Lufthansa Innovation Hub, Björn is now with Google in Berlin. He writes about venture investing and brings more clarity to much-discussed startup trends like the ongoing e-scooter wars.

Oswin Kruger Ruiz

Oswin is passionate about uncovering dots and figuring out how to best connect them. Data is in his DNA. Previously an Intelligence Analyst at the Lufthansa Innovation Hub, he is now with Palantir solving the world's most critical and challenging problems.

Christina Walke

Christina loves building powerful brands, producing kick-ass storylines and creating clever headlines. She serves as an advisor of travelandmobility.tech and has been a driving force in the conceptual setup of this platform.

What is travelandmobility.tech?

Travelandmobility.tech is THE INDUSTRY DEEP DIVE for all who work at the forefront of digital innovation in travel and mobility.

We provide unconventional, data-driven market intelligence on the most relevant trends in Travel & Mobility Tech and reveal the driving forces behind the radical shifts affecting our industry. This is based on the belief that innovation can no longer be accomplished through silo-like initiatives. Travel can only become truly seamless if we work together across the industry – startups, tech giants, traditional travel operators, infrastructure providers, and regulators alike.

travelandmobility.tech is our contribution to creating an industry-wide common understanding of the most important developments. We want to initiate discussions and joint efforts amongst the most relevant players. We want to empower decision-makers to make informed business calls on how to improve the traveler experience through digital innovation.

That’s why we welcome any critical perspectives on our content and appreciate suggestions for analyses that you think are missing in the current debate. Reach out right here.

Why Travel & Mobility Tech?

Travel and Mobility have long been considered two separate industries. But the digital age and a user-centric understanding of the traveler journey have made both sectors closely intertwined.

One example: for the longest time, airlines have solely focused on taking care of the passenger while they are on board. But taking a plane from A to B is only one component of the entire door-to-door travel experience. Travelers need to get to and from the airport (mobility), need housing (hospitality), look for things to do at the destination (Tours & Activities), and wish for (digital) assistance along the entire trip.

To cater to the traveler of today, we need to renew our traditional understanding of industry sectors. The ecosystem of products and services along the entire traveler journey is what we have coined as “Travel & Mobility Tech” – hence the name of this website.

Who’s behind travelandmobility.tech?

We are experts in the Travel & Mobility Tech sector. Why? Because we have skin in the game. All content contributors are current or former employees of the Lufthansa Innovation Hub. Every piece of content we produce will be narrated with true expertise.

The Lufthansa Innovation Hub is the leading digitalization unit of the Lufthansa Group and connects the world’s largest airline group with the Travel & Mobility Tech ecosystem worldwide. Our mission is to create and capture value beyond flying. To do this, we invest in startups, initiate partnerships between Lufthansa and startups, and most importantly, incubate new digital services and products ourselves.

In our work, we always follow the credo, “data beats opinion”. We want to act on facts rather than beliefs. That’s why exploring the Travel & Mobility Tech ecosystem is the crucial foundation on which all of the Lufthansa Innovation Hub’s activities are built on.

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